Lydia Loveless is the musical guest on the new episode of Matt Besser's Improv4humans! Lydia & Todd play a few songs from the new album Real, and then funny humans Besser, Tim Meadows(!), Dan Lippert, and Pamela Murphy perform improvided comedy based on the lyrics. Lydia's songs morph into all kinds...Read more
This is a conversation you want to hear! Legendary punk innovator Mike Watt interviewed Lydia Loveless about her musical upbringing (including "creepy church hymns" and Gorillaz), being a bass player at her core, and her evolution from album to album. Watt also lays down some wisdom and tells some great stories. What, you didn't expect a conversation between these two to be...Read more
Storied Chicago country music artist Robbie Fulks chatting with California punk bassist Mike Watt! What could go wrong? Well...nothing! These two get along great on this episode of the Watt From Pedro Show podcast and go real in-depth (seriously...they talk about Robbie singing Oscar the Grouch's "I Love Trash" as a kid and how Robbie wrote "Cigarette State" while...Read more
Legendary punk bassist and musical brainiac Mike Watt talked the nitty gritty with Banditos guitarists Corey and Jeff on the Watt From Pedro Show podcast. They cover everything from busking in Birmingham to their early thrash metal bands to how well the motorcycle gangs have taken to Banditos' music (the name is purely coincidental). Plus Watt tells Watt stories....Read more
The legend Mike Watt interviewed the legend Barrence Whitfield on The Watt from Pedro Show podcast! Hear Watt & Whitfield chat early influences, the links between soul and punk, the newest Barrence Whitfield & The Savages album Under the Savage Sky, and much more! Two rock titans talkin' shop! Don't miss it! LISTEN HERE.
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Here's your rush hour podcast listening. The low-end legend himself Mike Watt interviewed The Yawpers frontman Nate Cook, and it is WILDLY entertaining. Together they cover all sorts of territory (including how Green Day Dookie was punk rock training wheels and why poetry can influence music more than music) and provide a brilliant primer on the history of The Yawpers....Read more
Robbie Fulks is the musical guest of honor on the new episode of Matt Besser's Improv4humans! Matt and distinguished comedian guests Horatio Sanz, Mary Holland, and John Gemberling create improv routines based on Robbie's songs, which he performs live on the show. Yes, we know, this is a match made in comedic heaven. It's everything...Read more
Last fall Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters and Chris Shiflett and The Dead Peasants) came by Bloodshot HQ to interview Bloodshot co-founders/owners Rob & Nan about all sorts of stuff and it is a MUST-LISTEN:
The conversation about the beginnings of Bloodshot and the common roots of punk and country turns into an audio primer about running an independent...Read more
Our pal Chris Shiflett (of Foo Fighters and Chris Shiflett and The Dead Peasants) interviewed Robbie Fulks for his podcast Walking the Floor! Hear the two stalwarts spitball about Robbie's career, the journey from punk to "country" (and back), sharing music with their kids (including Robbie's complete aversion to Phish), roots music in Chicago, and how classic country...Read more
Our pals Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis at WBEZ NPR flagship show Sound Opinions interviewed our co-leaders Rob & Nan about the history of the label, our 20th anniversary compilation album, how the release of Ryan Adams's Heartbreaker came to be (multiple bar bathrooms in Austin are involved), and what it's like operating an indie label in 2014.
You gotta listen to this one! Lydia Loveless chatted with film writer/director Brian Koppelman (Rounders, Ocean's 13, etc.) for the Grantland / ESPN podcast and came out with one of the best interviews we've heard in some time. Listen here.
Seriously, this dude knows how to conduct an interview. You'll most certainly learn something....Read more
More Mike Watt's Watt From Pedro Show podcast for you: this time with guest Jon Langford! The two punk legends talk Wales, the story of the Mekons and The Waco Brothers (and Watt's love for both), T.Rex, Captain Beefheart, the Chicago scene and Bloodshot, and tons more, all while Watt picks his favorite Langford-related tunes (and other weird stuff).
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"I was trying to write the word "tour," because that was the first thing I was concerned about when I woke up - if I was still going to make my tour." - Scott H. Biram on his first moments waking up after the horrific car accident he suffered in 2003
Hear Biram tell the full, frightening story, as well...Read more
Dex Romweber Duo's new album 'Images 13' comes out tomorrow, and in celebration, the legendary Dexter Romweber himself recorded a podcast for us! Hear Dex flex his hulking rock-n-roll knowledge muscle while he spins some new records he picked up (you know some far out stuff is on there). He also talks about the new album and his...Read more